• The National Disability Institute is hosting a free webinaron February 5th to explain the ABLE act.
  • The Washington Autism Alliance is hosting their WAALK for Autismin Kirkland on April 2nd.
  • The "Let's get connected" community summit get-togethers are on the first Tuesday of each month. The next meeting will be February 2nd. Prizes and food! Contact the Arc office for details.
  • Speaking of Let's get connected, they now have a facebook group, check it out to see the calendar of social events! The first of these social connection events will be on March 28th!
  • Washington Institute for Supported Employment is hosting a free webinar on February 13thon "the low cost toolbox" using inexpensive technology to facilitate communication and independence.
  • ACT NOW – Legislature has approved funding for new clients to be enrolled on to the Developmental Disabilities Administration’s Individual and Family Services Waiver!  However you must act now as this opportunity is time sensitive. Contact the Arc Office for details.
  • The Fall 2015 Arc of Grays Harbor newsletteris available online.
  • The Transition Council is holding a Transition presentation at Elma High School on February 11th, North Beach HS on January 28th and Montesano High School on March 9th. Contact the Arc Office for details.
  • The Transition Council has also announced their calendaron an upcoming series of free, public workshops about school transition.... The first of those workshops about Navigating the System will be on February 9th at 5:30.
  • Susanna Frame of KING TV recently did an outstanding series of stories on institutions in Washington featuring an interview with Sue Elliot, Executive Director of The Arc of Washington. The six parts are available online; part 1part 2part 3part 4part 5and part 6. The entire series, including background information can be found at the KING website.
  • As a teacher, you are invited to attend a  book study on the principles of Pivotal Response Treatment.
    The coordinator of the book Study is Tess Lawson, RBT, behavioral therapy technician with Basics Northwest and local expert on the topic of Applied Behavioral Analysis, Sensory Integration Interventions and Pivotal Response Treatment. The outline of the presentation and goals of the book study can be seen at the 
    google slidespresentation Tess has prepared. The first session is February 4th. Limited space - Contact the Arc to RSVP.
  • Grays Harbor Parent 2 Parent meetings are every 3rd Thursday at the Arc office.
  • The Arc of the US has announced a new initiative; The Arc @ School
  • Looking for a place to serve your community? Looking for volunteers? orgis a great place to meet up needs.
  • The 16th annualYouth Leadership Forum is coming soon - a great opportunity for kids with disabilities age 16-21.
  • The Washington Access Fund is now offering financial counseling servicesto people with disabilities to promote financial well being.
  • Nothing to do? Have you checked out the Greater Grays Harbor, Inc online calendar?
  • Police in Marylandtake training on special needs interactions.